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Windows 7: I can't access my samsung external hard drive. please please help

15 Jul 2012   #1
AJn

64 bit Windows7
 
 
I can't access my samsung external hard drive. please please help

Hi, everyone.
I have a samsung s2 500 GB hard drive. It was working until yesterday, now I can't seem to access this.
Here's the problem. When I plug it in, it doesn't show the SAMSUNG(P but only "local disk(P". It shows that I should format it.)
Also, every time I try to right-click the local disk(P, it only ends up to not responding.

I tried changing renaming it, but still nothing. I checked if it is installed properly, and it does.
There is also no ticking sound in the disk inside, and the light is also lit up.
Please help me, there are so many important files inside and I hope it will not end up being formatted.


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06 Nov 2013   #2
jithindevjb

windows 8 32bit
 
 

Hi, everyone.
I have a samsung s2 640GB hard drive.Now I can't seem to access this.
Also, every time I try to right-click the local disk(L), it only ends up to not responding
please helip me
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06 Nov 2013   #3
johnebadbak

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

computer/right click on the drive/click properties/click "Check now" error checking the drive should fix it.
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06 Nov 2013   #4
rvcjew

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnebadbak View Post
computer/right click on the drive/click properties/click "Check now" error checking the drive should fix it.
it sounds like he cant even do that as explorer freezes up.
Jit try right clicking on computer then manage, then open storage and post a screen shot of what it shows please.
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